ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Mike Bibby, Shooting guard Joe Johnson, Small forward Marvin Williams, Power forward Josh Smith, Center Al Horford. Bench -- Guard Flip Murray, Guard Mo Evans, Forward Solomon Jones, Center Randolph Morris.PLAYER NOTES:
--G Acie Law IV was away from the team the past three days tending to an ailing family member, costing him another chance at playing time with the Magic and their guard-heavy rotation in town. Law had his best game in weeks in the win over Houston Saturday, but followed it up by missing three straight days of work to handle his family business.
--G Mo Evans seems to finally have settled into his role as scrappy bench player. Evans began the season shooting well from outside and started living and dying with his shooting performance. December was a tough month -- he shot 29.3 percent from the floor after shooting 49 percent in November. Now that he's gotten back to his scrappy ways, Evans is playing much better all around, including shooting 67 percent from the floor through the first two games of this month.
--C Randolph Morris made a rare appearance in the rotation against Orlando Wednesday with C Zaza Pachulia out with flu-like symptoms. Morris had seen the floor a grand total of three times, one each in three different games, since Nov. 19.
--C Zaza Pachulia (flu-like symptoms) missed Wednesday's loss to Orlando.